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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi benice;

I am having trouble spotting the third one.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

I guess it is my old war injury. Got hit in the eyeballs with a mortar shell back in 43. Looks like two eyes staring upward with a big nose between them.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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hi bobbym

is that when you were in the military?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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No, that was after it. The aforementioned combat was Melrose street hill in the first Battle of Brooklyn.

But that is getting off topic. The artist sees the 3rd finger, whilst I see heavenly glancing eyeballs and a large proboscis.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.** **A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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how old were you?

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Quite clever, young fellow. I am quite sure that many of todays young people can subtract. Heck, some of them can even divide! If I tell you my age then you might be one of them subtractors. You would be able to know my age! As you know that is forbidden.

But that is getting off topic. The artist sees the 3rd finger, whilst I see heavenly glancing eyeballs and a large proboscis.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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maybe the author is a genius,maybe not,but i cannot subtract.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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but tell me your age then.i won't be able to subtract so i won't discover your age now.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Some unknown genius wrote:

As you know that is forbidden.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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yes but i wont know,because i cannot subtract.tell me how old you were then.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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i don't want to learn to subtract,i want to know how old you were then! please!

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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crrrrrrrrr bipp keeeeeeeee seems like there is some static coming in. eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee do you hear that high pitched squeeling? Seems like the second battle for Las Vegas is about to begin.

I did not get your last transmission...

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Hi bobbym;

bobbym wrote:

Looks like two eyes staring upward with a big nose between them.

The big nose is the third middle finger. Just Kidding.

bobbym wrote:

I guess it is my old war injury. Got hit in the eyeballs with a mortar shell back in 43.

I'm sorry to hear that. Mortars are dangerous. I have some experience with 81mm mortars.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi benice;

No, if that is where you say it is then I believe you.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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**Maiya****Member**- Registered: 2011-08-11
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Hi Bobbym;

why do't u just tell her your age instead............

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi Maiya;

My friend anonimnystefy will get by without knowing my age. Incidentally, I have already told him, he refused to believe it.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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hi Maiya

the 'her' is a 'him'.

hi bobbym

if that's the one about 90 something then i believe you.i shall believe everything you say about your age.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi benice;

I got off the topic here, thanks for submitting the image so we could look at it.

Hi anonimnystefy;

I believe it is a good policy to always listen to bobbym. Most of the time him and I agree on the right way to do things.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi all,

I believe it is a good policy to always listen to bobbym.

But I remember, just a week or so ago, you told us never to take any notice of what he says!

Benice: Nice pic but surely it's a woman not a man. That looks like a bra to me and a very narrow waist!

Bob

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You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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hi bob

it's just a way of looking at it.one of my professors told us last year,that everybody sees the colour blue differently.i think he's right.

hi bobbym

yes,i remember you saying to never listen to that guy,not just once but at least five times.you are contradictory.i do not like that.

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Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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But I remember, just a week or so ago, you told us never to take any notice of what he says!

yes,i remember you saying to never listen to that guy,not just once but at least five times.

Yes, but you were taking his advice to not take it.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**

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